Tuesday July 28th, 2015
Tuesday July 28th, 2015

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For now, no government has got one naira under bailout arrangement – Oshiomhole


  /   in News, Trending 1:24 pm

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says contrary to insinuations in many quarters, no state has got a kobo from the Feder Read More →

Gowon: Nigeria is better off with Igbos

(FILES)- A March 2, 2012 file photo shows an Ohafia cultural troupe entertaining bystanders during the burial of Nigeria's secessionist leader Odumegwu Ojukwu at his native Nnewi country home, in Anambra State eastern Nigeria. Odumegwu Ojukwu, who championed the campaign for an independent Republic of Biafra in eastern Nigeria in the 1960s culminating in a 30-month civil war which left more than a million dead was buried at his Nnewi family home in Anambra State. Its name is synonomous with the declaration of independence and updates on the brutal conflict that followed, but nearly 50 years after Nigeria's civil war, Radio Biafra is again making headlines. AFP PHOTO

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Nigeria’s wartime leader, Gen Yakubu Gowon, says “Nigeria is better off with Igbos.” He spoke while delivering an orati Read More →

NYSC bars pregnant women, nursing mothers, PG students from service


  /   in News, Trending 9:28 pm

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has barred pregnant women, nursing mothers and students engaged in postgraduate studi Read More →

Tompolo, MEND leaders regroup Saturday in Bayelsa


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WARRI- LEADER of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND and High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Read More →

Dasuki denies maltreating Buhari after 1985 coup

Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.): Former  NSA

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Immediate past National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd), has sworn that he never maltreated nor took part in m Read More →

Biafra casts long shadow over Nigeria, nearly 50 years on


  /   in News, Trending 2:14 pm

"We shall prevail," he said. "We are no longer interested in Nigeria. No tribe in Nigeria has the interest of the Igbos at he Read More →

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Kollington Ayinla, Salawa Abeni back in each other’s arms

kollington & Abeni

  /   in Entertainment, News 12:26 pm

For those in tune with Fuji music in the 1980s, the names, Sir Kollinton Ayinla and Queen Salawa Abeni would be remembered as Read More →

Hacker shuts down ‘New York Magazine’ over alleged Bill Cosby cover story


  /   in Entertainment, News 4:14 pm

“I went to new York 2 months ago. It was really bad. Someone pranked me. Everyone started laughing and shit. The first 10 h Read More →

Bobby Kristina’s Brown dead at 22 after months in coma

  /   in Entertainment, News

On Sunday, July 26, Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, tragically passed away at the age of 22. Her death came almost six months after she was found — in circumstances eerily similar to her mother's death — unconscious in her bathtub on Saturday, Jan. 31, by her longtime partner Nick Gordon. Read More →

Breaking news: Big Brother Africa 2015 cancelled

File photo: Karen Igho after she won the show in 2011.

  /   in Entertainment, News 3:07 pm

This is not good news for African viewers as the biggest reality TV show in Africa, Big Brother Africa (BBA) may not take pla Read More →

Snoop Dogg arrested by Swedish police on suspicion of illegal drugs use

Snoop Dogg

  /   in Music

US rapper Snoop Dogg was briefly arrested by Swedish police on suspicion of using illegal drugs, police sources said Sunday. Read More →

For God’s sake, leave me with my porn-lifestyle, Afrocandy tells preachers


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Somebody once described Judith Mazagwu, popularly known as Afrocandy, as ‘a loaded gun’, but since I have come to know he Read More →

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How Tinubu lured five govs out of PDP — Tony Momoh


  /   in Politics 6:14 am

Former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh in this interview speaks among others on the import of President Mohammadu Read More →

My phones no longer ring by Reuben Abati


  /   in News, Politics 7:54 am

As spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, my phones rang endlessly and became more than personal navigators within the soc Read More →

$2bn Bailout Fallout: Buhari didn’t dash us money, says Gov. Dave Umahi

Gov. Dave Umahi

  /   in Politics, Viewpoint

Yesterday: “I must say that this historic development (Tambuwal’s defection to APC with Speakership) means that our democ Read More →

At last, Kaduna’s ‘Sambisa forest’ is liberated

Gov El Rufai,  flanked by Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Shehu Umar (left), and  Captain A. Ujah at the ‘Sambisa Forest’

  /   in Politics

Residents erupted in joyful noise, last Tuesday, as Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State emerged from his vehicle in Birn Read More →

Switzerland has returned more illegal monies from former heads of state – Ambassador Hodel

Hans-Rudolf Hodel, Ambassador,  Embassy of Switzerland to Nigeria, Chad and Niger

  /   in Politics, Special Report 11:13 pm

Hans-Rudolf Hodel, Ambassador, Embassy of Switzerland to Nigeria, Chad and Niger, speaks on the insinuation that his country Read More →

Buhari promise on Chibok girls’ rescue: FG should not negotiate with Boko Haram – Ejiofor,

Mike Ejiofor

  /   in News, Politics

President Muhammadu Buhari, during his visit to the United States (US), last week, revealed his willingness to negotiate with Read More →

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Barca fined over whistling at Spain’s king


  /   in News, Sports 1:50 pm

Fans of both sides drowned out the Spanish national anthem with boos and whistles at the start of the match as Felipe stood s Read More →

Eaglets undergo MRI test

Golden Eaglets

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As part of efforts to ensure that the national U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets is free of every trace of age falsification and Read More →

Oliseh makes ‘U’ turn


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New Super Eagles coach, Sunday Olisey, has amended his earlier stance that only Nigerians who play in first division clubs wi Read More →

Oliseh picks U-23 stars for Tanzania clash

Oliseh arrives

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Win or lose in Congo on Sunday, several Nigeria U23 stars are already part of the plans of new Super Eagles coach Sunday Olis Read More →

All Nigeria championships: Warri stadium worry athletes

Athletes at the Okpepe Road race

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Athletics Federation of Nigeria has ruled out moving the All Nigeria Championships to Sapele, after athletes groaned over har Read More →

Zenith Bank promises better female Basketball League

GMD/CEO Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo (r) President NBBF, Tijani Umar pose with captain of Dolphins Basketball club holding the trophy

  /   in Sports 11:00 pm

Dolphins Basketball club of Lagos at the weekend, out-dunked the defending champions, First Bank of Lagos 77-72 in the final Read More →




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